Author Archives: AZ Business Magazine

AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

Small business owners give Trump an ‘F’ on healthcare

President Trump’s first 100 days have come and gone, and small business owners have spoken.  According to a just-released survey commissioned by Fit Small Business, which targeted over 1,000 small business owners, more than half think President Trump should be canned.  Even more telling – ‘Trumpcare’ is extremely unpopular among small business owners: Only 13% support the current healthcare… Read More →

HandsOn Greater Phoenix seeks volunteers for STEM camp

A team of volunteer professionals will join teachers at Moon Mountain Elementary School, 13425 N. 19th Avenue, to offer a hands-on, project based STEM Academy summer camp experience for fourth, fifth and sixth grade students.  The four-day summer camp, June 5-8, is presented through a partnership of the Washington Elementary School District and HandsOn Greater… Read More →

LaneTerralever expands roster with Fortune 500 firm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' "I'm a Mormon" Campaign Launches

Marketing services agency LaneTerralever announced today the addition of a Fortune 500 client to its roster. Symantec, a publicly traded cyber security company based in Mountain View, Calif., has contracted with LaneTerralever to create a customer journey map and marketing content playbook to pinpoint the company’s customer experience, ultimately helping Symantec sales and marketing teams… Read More →

Scottsdale software leader Swiftpage goes global

Swiftpage, the maker of Act! and a leading provider of software and services that help small and mid-sized businesses grow, announced today that it has entered into a Master Distributor agreement with Act Today, the leading provider of Act! software and support services in the Australia and New Zealand regions. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Act Today has… Read More →

Vitalyst Health Foundation awards innovation grants totaling $624,703

Vitalyst Health Foundation, in partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, has awarded Innovation Grants totaling $624,703 to five Arizona nonprofits. These grants will fund projects that have a direct impact on building healthy communities around the state. Vitalysts Innovation Grants are awarded each year to support projects that… Read More →

TGen’s Dr. Daniel Von Hoff honored by Columbia

Dr. Daniel Von Hoff Distinguished Professor, Physician-In-Chief, and Director of Molecular Medicine at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) will receive a gold medal for excellence in clinical medicine from his alma mater, Columbia University. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Alumni Association will presentthe award May 13 in New York City to Dr.… Read More →

Humana looking to hire 110 at Phoenix job fair

Humana Inc., one of the country’s leading health and well-being companies, today announced plans to add 110 Telesales Specialists to its Direct Marketing Services (DMS) Telesales workforce in Phoenix. The jobs will support Humana’s Direct Marketing Services (DMS) call center at 2231 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, conveniently located in the Biltmore. The company is hosting… Read More →

UA College of Medicine graduates largest class of physicians

It’s graduation time, and UA College of Medicine students will be among the first to turn their tassels next week. Eighty-one students from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix will process through the streets of downtown Phoenix prior to commencement exercises on Monday, May 8. Led by the Phoenix Pipe Band, the… Read More →

Sky Harbor speeds up travel process with mobile passport app

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is the latest airport to add Mobile Passport Control from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to help speed travelers through the U.S. arrival process. The Mobile Passport app, which is a joint effort by the Airports Council International (ACI) and CBP, is free and will allow U.S. citizens and… Read More →

Blue Door Therapeutics outpatient treatment center opens

Designer Drugs: From Faux to Fact

Blue Door Therapeutics, the first opioid outpatient treatment center to combine the use of medical cannabis with traditional medicine, alternative and naturopathic therapeutics as an exit strategy for dependence on pain pills (opioids), is now open in North Scottsdale. Created by a team of board-certified physicians, Blue Door Therapeutics is focused on treating those affected… Read More →

Banner Health and Mayo researchers target Parkinson’s disease

Researchers at Banner Sun Health Research Institute and Mayo Clinic are continuing to study how to diagnose early Parkinson’s disease. The research team’s most recent article titled, “Peripheral Synucleinopathy in Early Parkinson’s Disease: Submandibular Gland Needle Biopsy Findings” has been recognized by Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society,… Read More →

TW Lewis Foundation awards $25,000 grant to Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) announced it has received a generous $25,000 challenge grant from T.W. Lewis Foundation. For every new gift made at $1,000 and above, the foundation will provide an additional $1,000 to the Girl Scouts up to $25,000. These challenge grant funds will help underwrite camperships for girls in the foster… Read More →

Web.com will anchor SkySong development expansion

SkySong 4

Web.com, a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, is relocating and becoming the anchor tenant at the new SkySong 4 following its 2016 acquisition of a previous tenant in the development, Yodle. Web.com’s new space will be used primarily for sales, administration and local executives. With Web.com’s presence, SkySong 4 is now 72 percent leased.  With its nearly… Read More →

St. Scholastica will celebrate first graduates in Arizona

The College of St. Scholastica is celebrating a milestone with a graduation celebration for its first class of Arizona students. The ceremony will be at 5 p.m. Monday, May 15 in the Mesa Community College Theatre, 1833 West Southern Ave., Mesa. Fifteen students are candidates to graduate with bachelor of arts degrees from St. Scholastica’s… Read More →

2nd British Airways flight begins May 8 at Sky Harbor

Beginning May 8, travelers will have an additional option for flying nonstop to London and making connecting flights across Europe. During the months of May and June, three days per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, a second British Airways flight to London will arrive at 12:25 in the afternoon and take off at about… Read More →